Schedule

AUGUST

Mon 20 - Intro to BFA Senior Studio, review syllabus, discuss researching a new idea, Project 1 (notebook) assigned, set up progress blog/tumblr for BFA thesis, 1st reading assigned

DUE Wed 22: Project 2: Introduce Yourself. Rubric can be read [HERE].

Wed 22 - Project 2: present on your work and passion

Mon 27 - Project 2: present on your work and passion

DUE Wed 29: Project 1: Brainstorm Notebooks to be turned in. Rubric can be read [HERE]. 1st reading must be read before class. There will be a quiz.

Wed 29 - Student proposes BFA thesis project; discussion of medium and concept; confirmation of student's choice of media. Assign 2nd reading: Postmodernist Approaches and Strategies.

SEPTEMBER

Mon 3 - (NO CLASS)

DUE Wed 5: Project 3: The Contract must be posted to your progress blog before class begins. 2nd reading must be read. There will be a quiz.

Wed 5 - discuss reading as a group and first contracts individually.

Mon 10 - independent work and meetings

Wed 12 - independent work and meetings

DUE Mon 17: We will have small group critiques starting today. Have enough of your body of work completed to actively participate in a formal critique.

Mon 17 - Small group critique - A

Wed 19 - Small group critiques - B

Mon 24 - Small group critiques - C

Wed 26 - Small group critiques - D

OCTOBER

DUE Mon 1: Formal defense of BFA thesis. For assignment details, see [HERE] You will be assigned a formal time slot to come in.

Mon 1 - Formal defense, starting @ 8:30am

Wed 3 - Formal defense

Mon 8 - independent work and meetings; assign 3rd reading, see schedule below for due dates.

Wed 10 - independent work and meetings

DUE Mon 15: 3rd reading: Art Theory and Criticism, pp. 1-10

Mon 15 - discuss art and aesthetics part A - MODERNITY

DUE Mon 15: 3rd reading: Art Theory and Criticism, pp. 10-15

Wed 17 - discuss art and aesthetics part B - POSTMODERNITY

Mon 22 - Small group critiques - B

Wed 24 - Small group critiques - D

Mon 29 - Small group critiques - A

Wed 31 - Small group critiques - C

NOVEMBER

Mon 5 - independent work and meetings

Wed 7 - independent work and meetings

Mon 12 - (NO CLASS)

Wed 14 - independent work and meetings

Mon 19: - 7PM Mandatory meeting for student exhibitors and division reps. Bryan Gallery foyer. DUE: Completed and signed exhibition proposal form

Mon 19 - Small group critiques
Darrlysha Denton-Bell
Allegra Lane
Aimee Szabelski
Chelsea Workman
Dani Dikeman
Anne May
Trevor Stabile
Jacob Pocock
Jeff Smith

Wed 21 - (NO CLASS) THANKSGIVING

Mon 26 - Small group critiques
Cory Brown
Megan Cannon
Kadeisha Turner
David Short
Kristin Steusloff
Leah Troller
Jose Borges
Chris Dike
Erin Niese

Wed 28 - Small group critiques; 11am–4pm setup for room 112 (installations)
Amanda Revell
Stephen Zenner
Luke Sommer
Myles Garlick
Kris Ashburn
Michael Fox
Scott McPherson
Nick Dariano
Stephanie Luekkte

Thurs 29 - 11am–4pm setup for room 112 (installations)

Fri 30 - ARTS X

DECEMBER

DUE Mon 3: Final presentation on completed work to DA faculty. See rubric [HERE].

Mon 3 - FINAL DEFENSE

8:20AM Jose Borges
8:40AM Jacob Pocock
9:00AM David Short
9:20AM Kristin Steusloff
9:40AM Chelsea Workman
10:00AM Kadeisha Turner
10:20AM Megan Cannon
10:40AM Jeff Smith
11:00AM Trevor Stabile
11:20AM Anne May
11:40AM Aimee Szabelski
12:00PM Leah Troller
12:20PM Allegra Lane
12:40PM Darrlysha Denton-Bell

Tues 4 - CLEAN UP – all installations must be removed from room 112 and room perfect by 3pm.

Wed 5 - FINAL DEFENSE

8:20AM Chris Dike
8:40AM Luke Sommer
9:00AM Stephen Zenner
9:20AM Amanda Revell
9:40AM Nick Dariano
10:00AM Stephanie Luettke
10:20AM Cory Brown
10:40AM Myles Garlick
11:00AM Kris Ashburn
11:20AM Erin Niese
11:40AM Scott McPherson
12:10PM Dani Dikeman (glass studio)
12:40PM Michael Fox room (1104 FAC)

DUE THURS 13: Completed body of work in final exhibition format, including appropriate accompanying materials. See here for complete list.

FINAL THURS 13 from 8:30am - 10:30am - party to present student work